CRITICAL CONDITION: Abigail Sweeper is in the Queensland Children's Hospital after falling from her horse.
CRITICAL CONDITION: Abigail Sweeper is in the Queensland Children's Hospital after falling from her horse. Contributed

Young horse rider in coma after 'horrific accident'

THE community is rallying in support of a ten-year-old girl from Plainland who is currently in an induced coma in the Intensive Care Unit at the Queensland Children's Hospital.

Abbie Sweeper was participating in the Laidley and District Pony Club Gymkhana on Sunday when she suffered horrific injuries after falling from her horse.

A Facebook page was launched yesterday to raise awareness and keep the community informed of Abbie's progress.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise funds to help the family cover future medical expenses.

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